LIVENow and Indie label Communion launch weekly ‘Rising Star Series’

LIVENow’s first live music series format – “Communion Presents” – gives emerging artists a showcase to perform for their fans and reach new audiences. Five x thirty-minute episodes released each Sunday, delivering brand new music and interviews with host Mazin Tappuni....
Posted On 28 Jan 2021 at 9:00 am

Care charges to rise in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove City Council is to put up the amount that it charges people for care by about 2 per cent from April. The council also plans to pay care providers, such as care home operators, 3 per cent more in the 2021-22 financial year. Proposals to pay higher fees and to...

Chicken takeaway owner refused permission to sell drink

A new Brighton takeaway offering “Nando’s” style peri-peri chicken has been told that it must close by 11pm and cannot sell alcohol. KL Direct, the owner of Portos Grill, in Arundel Road, Brighton, applied to Brighton and Hove City Council for a drinks licence and a late-night...

Nothing going on up top – Albion miss another hatful of chances against Fulham

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Fulham 0 It was a frustrating night for anyone who has anything to do with Brighton and Hove Albion. The Seagulls missed a host of chances to score, with the main culprits being Neal Maupay and Leandro Trossard. Lewis Dunk saved Albion from an...
Posted On 27 Jan 2021 at 9:32 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Fulham 0

Again, Albion have had most of the play and all of the chances but have failed to put the ball in the net. Leandro Trossard has been the main culprit, firing straight at Alphonse Areola after great work from Neal Maupay. He then had another shot blocked by Joachim Andersen....
Posted On 27 Jan 2021 at 8:30 pm

Saltdean girl Celeste announces debut album and Brighton concert

It seems like only yesterday when Celeste Waite (aka Celeste) was working in the Black Horse pub in Rottingdean whilst living up the hill in Saltdean, on the outskirts of Brighton. Although Celeste grew up in Brighton, she was actually born in Los Angeles. Her mum is from...
Posted On 27 Jan 2021 at 7:58 pm

Premier League Match Day 20 – Brighton and Hove Albion v Fulham

Brighton and Hove Albion go into this crucial game against Fulham without Danny Welbeck. But Aaron Connolly and Adam Lallana are both on the bench at the Amex this evening (Wednesday 27 January). Neal Maupay and Leandro Trossard start up front, with Percy Tau also on the bench....
Posted On 27 Jan 2021 at 6:44 pm

Councillor hits out at ‘shocking’ anti-vaccination leaflets

A councillor who is also a nurse has spoken out after anti-vaccination leaflets were delivered in Portslade. Peter Atkinson, who represents North Portslade on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that he was disgusted by the anti-covid vaccination flyers. He said: “I’m appalled...
Posted On 27 Jan 2021 at 6:27 pm

Brighton MP urges Prime Minister to ban export of plastic waste

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas asked Boris Johnson to end the export of plastic waste at Prime Minister’s Questions today (Wednesday 27 January). The Green MP cited a nine-year-old girl from East Devon, who has started a petition about the matter, during the weekly question...
Posted On 27 Jan 2021 at 5:58 pm

Police appeal for help to find missing girl with links to Brighton

A girl who went missing two days ago has links to Brighton, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Wednesday 27 January). The force issued a public appeal for help finding the teenager, from Ifield, Crawley. Sussex Police said: “Can you help us find 15-year-old Ruby Taylor, who has...
Posted On 27 Jan 2021 at 5:39 pm